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Shakespeare: Hamlet's Homunculus
Is the Homunculus “Aware” of Sensory Adaptation?
Is the Homunculus “Aware” of Sensory Adaptation? Peggy Seri`es pseries@inf. ed.
A neotype for Homunculus patagonicus Ameghino, 1891, and a new
Homunculus patagonicus was first described by Ameghino in 1891.
Towards an executive without a homunculus: computational models

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Review: Smuttynose Homunculus
The fourth release in the Big Beer Series from New Hampshire's Smuttynose Brewing Co., Homunculus is labeled a Belgian-style golden ale. It's really more like a Belgian IPA.
The Female Erotic Brain, Mapped
Based on this procedure, Penfield mapped the "sensory homunculus": a strip of cortex that runs roughly from one ear, up and over the top of the brain, to the other ear.
Review time! with Gingerbread Girl
Chili (and others) explain that her father, a “mad scientist,” separated her from her cortical homunculus, the section of your brain that records sensory input (Tobin calls it the Penfield homunculus, after its discoverer).
Science Finally Gets Around to Looking at Lady Brains
For example, this kind of study was first done in the '50s to determine the location of the "sensory homunculus" which is what, for some reason, science calls the locations along the sensory cortex that correspond to various parts of the body.
Sex on the brain: What turns women on, mapped out
Until recently, the position of female genitalia on the homunculus had only been guessed at.

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Homunculus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Homunculus - Fullmetal Alchemist Wiki
Homunculus (Latin for "Little Human", plural Homunculi) refers to the mythological concept of an art.
Homunculus | Define Homunculus at
Homunculus definition at, a free online dictionary with pronunciation, synonyms and translation. Look it up now!
An animation showing the homunculus, or "little man," representation of the somatosensory cortex.
Motor/Sensory Homunculus
This homunculus visualizes the connection between different bodyparts and areas in brain hemispheres. Body on the left side is the motor homunculus.

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